Provided by: desktop-profiles_1.4.15ubuntu1_all
path2listing - script facilitating the conversion to managing gconf
configuration sources with desktop-profiles
This script takes a single gconf path file (the systemwide one, i.e.
/etc/gconf/2/path, when not told otherwise) and reads through it in
order to create an ordered list of known configuration sources (it will
recurse into included path files when necessary). Using that ordered
list it will then create a desktop-profiles_path2listing.listing file
containing metadata for all known configuration sources, assigning a
precedence value to each encountered configuration source so that:
a) the order of sources is the same
b) there is space between the precedence values of the various
sources to allow for inclusion of additional profiles in the
c) all mandatory sources have a positive precedence value, and
all non-mandatory sources have a negative precedence value
In addition to generating the desktop-profiles_path2listing.listing
file, this script will also replace the converted path file by one that
assumes that desktop-profiles manages all configuration sources (NOTE:
a backup copy of all changed files is made, so you can always go back
to the previous situation).
distance between the precedence values of each successive pair
of configuration sources (defaults to 50), the idea being that
you leave some space to insert future sources.
path file to convert (defaults to /etc/gconf/2/path)
display the help message
file to put the generated metadata in (defaults to /etc/desktop-
profiles/desktop-profiles_path2listing.listing). If this file
exists a backup copy will be made prior to overwriting it.
don’t replace the path file we’re converted with one assuming
desktop-profiles manages activation
/etc/gconf/2/path - systemwide gconf path file, default path file to
/etc/desktop-profiles/desktop-profiles_path2listing.listing - default
name for the file containing the generated metadata
This manual page was written by Bart Cornelis <firstname.lastname@example.org>.